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Champlain Valley Film Society: SELMA

May 23, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

| $3 – $18.
Selma Poster

The Champlain Valley Film Society Presents: Selma.

Academy Award
Best Picture

Facing violent opposition, Dr. Martin Luther King inspired hundreds of people to march from Selma to the Alabama capitol in Montgomery to demand their right to vote. Selma is the gripping story of a nation’s struggle for justice and the human side of a legendary leader.

Special Guest: Historian Paul Murray

Dr. Paul Murray is a Professor of Sociology at Siena College where his primary focus is the modern Civil Rights Movement. In recent years he has led students as they retraced the route of the Freedom Riders and participated in the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer.

Watch the trailer below:


May 23, 2015
7:30 pm
$3 – $18.
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Champlain Valley Film Series
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Whallonsburg Grange Hall
1610 NYS Route 22
Whallonsburg, NY 12936 United States
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(518) 963-4170
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